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Krakow: Israel-Poland flight evacuated following bomb threat

Passengers evacuated, searched, and still waiting for their luggage after flight from Ben Gurion Airport to Krakow evacuated.

Israel-Poland flight evacuated following bomb threat

Russian state TV: ‘We’ll go all the way to Warsaw’

Russian state TV news show host warns Russia will invade Poland if US continues to send arms to Ukraine.

Russian state TV: ‘We’ll go all the way to Warsaw’

Two mass graves of over 8,000 Nazi victims found in Poland

Mass graves containing ashes of thousands of murdered Soldau concentration camp inmates found in Polish forest.

Two mass graves of over 8,000 Nazi victims found in Poland

After years of strained relations, Israel and Poland agree to rapprochement

President Herzog and Polish president agree to restore full diplomatic ties, following diplomatic row over Holocaust censorship law.

Israel and Poland agree to rapprochement, return of ambassadors

Jozef Walaszczyk, Poland’s oldest rescuer of Jews, dies at 102

Underground Polish partisan who helped shield dozens of Jews from the Nazis dies at 102.

Jozef Walaszczyk, Poland’s oldest rescuer of Jews, dies at 102

Education Ministry cancels students summer trips to Poland

Ministry Director General accuses Polish govt. of attempting to rewrite the history of the Holocaust.

Education Ministry cancels students summer trips to Poland

Chechen leader threatens to invade Poland

Key Putin ally Ramzan Kadyrov warns Poland that if given the orders from the Kremlin, he will launch an attack.

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Russian ambassador to Poland hit with red paint during event marking end of WW2

Russia’s ambassador to Poland is hit with red paint by activists protesting the Ukraine war during a visit to Warsaw.

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Russia launches gas embargo on 2 NATO states

'This is blackmail.' European energy prices soar as Moscow bars gas sales to Poland and Bulgaria, threatens to cut off other European states

Russia launches gas embargo on 2 NATO states

Russia to cut gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria

Russian energy giant Gazprom informs Poland and Bulgaria it will suspend those countries’ natural gas deliveries.

Russia to cut gas supplies to Poland and Bulgaria

Gwyneth Paltrow funds signboard at Jewish cemetery in Poland

Gwyneth Paltrow funds historical signboard at her Jewish ancestors’ cemetery in Poland.

Gwyneth Paltrow funds signboard at Jewish cemetery in Poland

Polish newspaper demands: 'Far-right' instead of 'neo-Nazi'

Polish-Jewish journalist quits newspaper after it demands different description of ‘neo-Nazi’ Ukrainian militia.

Polish newspaper demands: 'Far-right' instead of 'neo-Nazi'

For Ukraine refugees, 'being Jewish opens doors'

Gap year student from Boston shares thoughts upon returning from Poland, reflecting on Holocaust history and current refugees from Ukraine.

For Ukraine refugees, 'being Jewish opens doors'

Poland to expel diplomats, Moscow threatens 'harsh' response

After fears the war in Ukraine could spill over to neighboring Poland, 45 diplomats accused of being undercover agents, are being expelled.

Poland to expel diplomats, Moscow threatens 'harsh' response

One Ukrainian war and multiple different interests

Children dead, homes destroyed, millions of refugees - and what is behind it all? Cold interests of world leaders..Is Poland next?. Op-ed.

One Ukrainian war and multiple different interests

Israeli delegation brings Purim joy, basic supplies, to Ukrainian refugees in Poland

Ahead of Purim holiday, Israeli delegation lands in Poland to respond to needs in refugee communities.

Israeli delegation brings Purim joy to Ukrainian refugees

AJC travels to Poland in solidarity with Ukrainian refugees

American Jewish Committee travels to Poland to meet with Ukrainian refugees.

AJC travels to Poland in solidarity with Ukrainian refugees

Senators challenge Biden on sending Polish jets to Ukraine

Bipartisan group of senators slam Biden’s hesitancy to support sending Polish MiG fighter jets to Ukraine.

Senators challenge Biden on sending Polish jets to Ukraine

Montreal rabbis travel to Poland's border with Ukraine to help refugees

Three Montreal rabbis travelled to Ukraine’s border with Poland to deliver supplies and to see firsthand the situation on the ground.

Montreal rabbis travel to Ukrainian border to help refugees

US rejects Poland's attempt to send fighter jets to Ukraine

Pentagon rejects announcement from Poland that it would give its MiG-29 fighter jets for use by Ukraine.

US rejects Poland's attempt to send fighter jets to Ukraine

'Jewish State cannot close its gates at such a time'

Minister Nachman Shai visits Poland-Ukraine border crossing and sees the stream of refugees fleeing the war.

'Jewish State cannot close its gates at such a time'

Israeli Embassy in Poland: 2,000 Israelis still remain in Ukraine

'The people waiting in the line are busy with daily survival,' Israeli Embassy says.

Israeli Embassy in Poland: 2,000 Israelis still in Ukraine

Poland rabbi to coordinate relief for Ukraine refugees

Rabbi Michael Schudrich, Chief Rabbi of Poland, chosen to coordinate with other faith-based charities to help those fleeing Ukraine war.

Poland rabbi to coordinate relief for Ukraine refugees

IDF ends 'Witnesses in Uniform' delegations to Poland

IDF moves delegations of soldiers to learn about the Holocaust to Lithuania in contested move which may cause diplomatic crisis with Poland.

IDF ends 'Witnesses in Uniform' delegations to Poland

Official ceremony for humanitarian aid to Ukraine

Israel's ambassador to Poland attended a ceremony to mark the arrival of Israel's humanitarian aid in Ukraine.

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Inside the Jewish response to the mounting refugee crisis in Poland

Long bus rides, temporary shelters and lots of phone calls: How Jewish groups are responding to the growing Ukrainian refugee crisis.

Inside the Jewish response to mounting refugee crisis in Poland

Israeli ambassador to depart for Poland next week

Foreign Ministry thanks Polish authorities for assistance to Israelis exiting Ukraine, says it will send ambassador on Sunday.

Israeli ambassador to depart for Poland next week

Embassy personnel in Ukraine will help Israelis at border with Poland

Embassy personnel to spend days in Ukraine, nights across the border, Foreign Ministry says.

Embassy personnel will help Israelis at border with Poland

Foreign Ministry: Israeli Embassy will remain in Lviv - for now

Foreign Ministry debates moving embassy in Ukraine to Poland, since Russian forces have already moved into Kyiv.

Foreign Ministry: Israeli Embassy will remain in Lviv - for now

'Putin has underestimated the Ukrainian people's will to fight'

Former President of Poland, Aleksander Kwasniewski tells American Jewish leaders that Putin hopes to return to the 'Great Russia' days.

'Putin has underestimated the Ukrainian people's will to fight'

Poll: France now tied with Poland as most antisemitic EU country

Poll shows Israelis expect situation for Jews in Europe to get worse. France now viewed as most antisemitic EU country, tied with Poland.

Poll: France now tied with Poland as most antisemitic EU country

Tourist detained for giving Nazi salute at Auschwitz

29-year-old Dutch tourist detained in Poland for giving Nazi salute at site of former Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp.

Tourist detained for giving Nazi salute at Auschwitz

Poland set to appoint new envoy to Jewish community

After firing envoy for calling law that censors what can be said about Poland's role in the Holocaust 'stupid,' Poland to appoint new envoy.

Poland set to appoint new envoy to Jewish community

Poland fires Jewish envoy for calling Holocaust law ‘stupid’

Poland's envoy for the Jewish diaspora calls Polish law regulating Holocaust speech "one of the stupidest amendments that was ever done."

Poland fires Jewish envoy for calling Holocaust law ‘stupid’

'I was born a Jew, I lived as a Christian - I want to die a Jew'

AMIT yeshiva high school in Ashdod sends delegation of students to Poland to uphold dying wish of Jaffa Catholic priest.

'I was born a Jew, I lived as a Christian - I want to die a Jew'

Marine Le Pen places memorial wreath at Warsaw Ghetto monument

French far right leader stirs up a barrage of outrage for appearing at the monument to the victims of the Warsaw Ghetto in Poland.

Marine Le Pen places memorial wreath at Warsaw Ghetto monument

This Polish ice cream maker declared himself a Jewish museum

A Polish ice cream shop owner runs a local Jewish museum. Should he get a prize — or a penalty?

This Polish ice cream maker declared himself a Jewish museum

Poland: Plan for museum on site of concentration camp meets with protest

In Poland, plans to build a museum on Schindler survivors’ former camp spark environmental protest.

Plan for museum on site of concentration camp meets with protest

Poland: No ambassador in Israel for the time being

Poland’s Foreign Ministry says it will bring its mission level in Israel down to that of Israel’s mission in Poland.

Poland: No ambassador in Israel for the time being

Israel to return chargé d'affaires to embassy in Poland

FM Lapid instructed the chargé d'affaires to return to Israel after bill limiting restitution for Holocaust-related claims was approved.

Israel to return chargé d'affaires to embassy in Poland